In the News: The Eckerian Perspective

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Workforce Factors Working Against Landlords In Lease Renewals

Howard L. Ecker, President and CEO of Howard Ecker + Co., a national tenant rep firm based in Chicago, sees the same trends at work in his firm’s markets.

“Tech companies will expand,” Ecker said. “If you look at the biggest users of office space recently, tech tenants are much more interested in cool rather than quality. Their idea of quality is high speed Internet and good air conditioning; not marble, glass, and steel.”

 

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